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The Conversation: Mandating Vaccinations for Medical Workers; New York Fashion Week on the Horizon

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  • Hilton Raethel, President and CEO of the Healthcare Association of Hawaii, reviews decisions by The Queen’s Health Systems, Kaiser Permanente, Hawaii Pacific Health and Adventist Health to mandate COVID-19 vaccination for medical workers | Full Article
  • Robert Yu, President and General Manager of Oahu Transit Services, deals with the challenges of the pandemic and bus ridership numbers dipping, just as the new school year gets underway | Full Article
  • Lou Erteschik, Executive Director of the Hawaii Disability Rights Center, assists Hawaii’s disabled community get vaccinated. Two inclusive clinics (Aug. 7 and 28) will be at the Waikele Shopping Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Walk-ins welcome or make appointments at Hawaii Pacific Health’s vaccine website | Full Segment
  • Civil Beat Politics and Opinion Editor Chad Blair examines news about an important ruling on Maui's water rights issue | Full Article
  • Kumu Hula Micah Kamohoali'i brings his island style to New York City's Sony Hall in Times Square, as part of NY Fashion Week. His kapa artistry and fashion designs hit the runway on September 9 | Full Article
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Catherine Cruz is the host of The Conversation. Originally from Guam, she spent more than 30 years at KITV, covering beats from government to education. Contact her at ccruz@hawaiipublicradio.org.
Lillian Tsang is the senior producer of The Conversation. She has been part of the talk show team since it first aired in 2011. Contact her at ltsang@hawaiipublicradio.org.
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